Jane-Finch on track to get more than basic transit garage

Local councillor’s motion paves the way for community space and economic development on site slated for transit garage.

The Jane-Finch neighbourhood is one step closer to getting community space and economic development opportunities as part of a new transit vehicle garage slated for their area.

As reported by the Star in November, local residents were horrified when they saw plans for a hulking industrial building in the heart of their community. The building was to maintain and store 75 light-rail vehicles for the future Finch West LRT. And the residents complained that area politicians were doing little to help the beleaguered neighbourhood lever local benefits from the publicly funded project.

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